SMC Stages Holiday Theater Show "Plaid Tidings"

Cast of Plaid TidingsThe Santa Monica College Theatre Arts and Music Departments are pleased to present Plaid Tidings this December 6-15 at the Theatre Arts Main Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.

The charming holiday extravaganza by Stuart Ross is a fun-filled production for all ages. Adapted from Forever Plaid, the performance features vocal and musical arrangements by James Raitt, Brad Ellis, Raymond Berg, and David Snyder.

Plaid Tidings brings back the Plaids, a singing quartet summoned to earth by the heavenly Rosemary Clooney to put a little cheer and harmony into this world, with their own hilarious tribute to classics from the days of Ed Sullivan and the jukebox era.

Show times are 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 and 13, and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 14. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, and on Saturday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 15. A preview is scheduled at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5.

Advance tickets range from $17 to $20 ($10 for preview), plus a service charge, and can be purchased by going to or by calling (310) 434-4319. Tickets are $3 higher at the door. Parking is free on Friday evenings and weekends.